CCAU represents community based organizations throughout the State of Illinois in both the profit and non profit sectors. Our partners are both center based and home care providers that share the common vision of maintaining best practices in the child care industry.
CCAU serves to embrace the pursuit of excellence through civic engagement and social reform. CCAU advocates for equity, parity and inclusion (EPI.)
Meet our Steering Committee!
Child Care Advocates United, in collaboration with other organizations in the field of Early Childhood Education, presented the second Early Childhood Education Mayoral Forum on February 8th, 2023. Candidates in attendance included Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Ja'Mal Green, Alderwoman Sophia King, Representative Kambium Buckner, Alderman Roderick Sawyer, Paul Vallas, and Congressman Garcia. The forum was moderated by NBC's Art Norman and FOX's Tia Ewing.
Candidates and moderators onstage at the 2023 Early Childhood Education Mayoral Forum.
CCAU, ILDOCC, & SIECAT host a virtual meet & greet with Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ahead of the 2022 General Election. Listen as they ask questions related to issues that are pressing in the child care community.
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